1683 - Farnham Parish was divided into North Farnham Parish and South Farnham Parish, both of which still exist, with the Rappahannock river as the dividing line.

     1692 - Richmond, not to be confused with the city of Richmond, and Essex counties were formed from Old Rappahannock County, at which time, Old Rappahannock became extinct and North Farnham Parish fell wholly within Richmond County.